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Biography of Lizette Woodworth Reese

Lizette Woodworth Reese, image courtesy of Photographed by Emily Spencer Hayden

Lizette Woodworth Reese (1856 - 1935)

Lizette Woodworth Reese, 1856 -1935, was an American poet. She taught school for 45 years, 21 of them at the Western High School in Baltimore. Her poetry, remarkable for its intensity and concision, has been compared to that of Emily Dickinson. She is probably best remembered for the sonnet “Years.” Her volumes of poetry include A Branch of May (1887), A Handful of Lavender (1891), A Quiet Road (1896), Spicewood (1920), and Selected Poems (1926).



6 Poems written by Lizette Woodworth Reese

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3988 A Rhyme of Death's Inn Comments and analysis of A Rhyme of Death's Inn by Lizette Woodworth Reese 2 Comments
3757 Tears Comments and analysis of Tears by Lizette Woodworth Reese 1 Comment
2833 That Day you came
2348 Spicewood
2053 Oh, Gray And Tender Is The Rain
362 Love came back at Fall o' Dew


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